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This crunchy, on-the-go snack makes a great treat at any time of day. Kids will love the sweet cinnamon flavor and the chance to eat with their hands.—Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups Koala Crisp cereal
  • 1 package (5 ounces) dried cherries
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 110 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 89mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large ungreased roasting pan, combine the popcorn, cereal and cherries. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add honey and cinnamon; cook and stir until heated through. Pour over popcorn mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Bake at 325° for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool completely. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 10 cups.
Editor's Note: Read all ingredient labels for possible gluten content prior to use. Ingredient formulas can change, and production facilities vary among brands. If you’re concerned that your brand may contain gluten, contact the company.
Originally published as Gluten-Free Snack Mix in Healthy Cooking August/September 2008, p57


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cklop User ID: 5532820 176373
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2011

"My daughter loved this. She has severe food allergies, including wheat and dairy, so I substituted the butter with dairy free (vegan) buttery stick. I also used corn chex, raisins, GF pretzels in addition to the popcorn. I ended up baking it for 12 min rather than 15 since I started to smell the honey burning. Great snack and better than the store bought Chex mix. Will definitely make it again."

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pincess100962 User ID: 4537090 93984
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2010

"I loved this recipe, but I couldn't find Koala Crisp cereal. So I substituted Rice Chex. I was making this for gf friends, but I loved it! Super easy and delicious!"

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pincess100962 User ID: 4537090 141855
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2010

"I loved this recipe, but I couldn't find Koala Crisp cereal. So I substituted Rice Chex. I was maing this for gf friends, but I loved it! Super easy and delicious!"

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tinkyandtrio123 User ID: 3286526 179135
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2009

"To give it a chunch add some nuts either pecans or almonds too."

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KJ1 User ID: 1778245 179134
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2008

"Wow!!! I can't wait to try this. It sounds gr8!!!!!"

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